Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Reverse capital gains tax – GSE boss to Akufo-Addo

The Ghana Stock Exchange has called on the incoming government to review the capital gains tax. The tax which took effect on January 01, 2016 is part of the new Income Tax Law 2015. It...

Paga: Eagle Lager builds irrigation systems for farmers

Eagle Lager, Accra Brewery Limited’s (ABL) cassava beer brand, has commissioned a newly constructed furrow irrigation system and a solar powered mechanised borehole for farmers in Nabio , a community in the Kassena-Nankana West...

Morocco to join Emirates A380 network

Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, announced today that it will operate the first ever commercial Airbus A380 flight to Morocco and North Africa, when it takes...

IMF chief Christine Lagarde convicted over payout

A French court has found International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence but ruled that she would not be penalised. As French finance minister in 2008, she approved an award of €404m ($429m;...

Donors set aside $75bn to end poverty

A coalition of more than 60 donor and borrower governments have agreed to ratchet up the fight against extreme poverty with a record $75 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World...

Omni Bank introduces Executive Club Account

Omni Bank has introduced executive banking accounts aimed at attracting high earners as well as offer stress-free banking services to customers. Head of Corporate and Group Banking Ohenwaa Sakyi Bekoe told Starr Business’ Osei Owusu...

MTN Ghana appeases customers with free airtime

MTN Ghana is offering customers airtime/data as a “token of appreciation for their patience during the service disruption that occurred on the night of 14 December 2016”. According to the network, the disruption was the...

Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide

Volkswagen has announced plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide with about 23,000 of the losses borne in Germany. VW, still dealing with the aftermath of the emissions-cheating scandal, aims to rejuvenate its core brand, and...

Dangote Foundation wins African Philanthropy award

Dangote Foundation has won the 2016 Philanthropy of the Year award at the All Africa Business Leaders Award (AABLA) held at the weekend in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Awards is the initiative of CNBC...

Airport City gets first commercial building in West Africa

The first ever Commercial building in West Africa can be located in the Airport City known as “One Airport Square”. The World class multi-storey is with a retail ground floor first of its kind...